News Archive

26th May 2017
The Society Of London Theatre is presenting the 20th Kids Week in the West End, designed to introduce young people to the theatregoing experience, with thousands of free tickets and special events. Once again this year it will run for a whole month, from 1st to 31st August. Children...
19th May 2017
The premiere of James Graham's Labour Of Love, a comedy charting the clash of philosophy, culture and class against the backdrop of the Labour Party over the last 25 years, with Martin Freeman and Sarah Lancashire, directed by Jeremy Herrin, will open at the Noel Coward Theatre on...
12th May 2017
David Ives's Venus In Fur, which goes behind the scenes at an audition for a play adapted from the infamous erotic novel, where the lines between fantasy and reality blur, with Natalie Dormer and David Oakes, directed by Patrick Marber, will open at the Haymarket Theatre on 17th ...
5th May 2017
British talent featured in the nominations for this year's Broadway Tony Awards was confined to Groundhog Day with 7, including New Musical, Score - Tim Minchin, Leading Actor - Andy Karl, Direction - Mathew Warchus and Choreography - Peter Darling and Ellen Kane; and Miss Saigon...
28th April 2017
English National Opera's 2017/2018 season at the London Coliseum will comprise the premiere of Nico Muhly's Marnie, libretto by Nicholas Wright, adapted from Winston Graham's psychological thriller and the screenplay of the 1964 film, directed by Michael Mayer; new productions of...
21st April 2017
The inaugural season at The London Theatre Company's Bridge Theatre next to Tower Bridge, will include the premiere of Richard Bean and Clive Coleman's Young Marx, a comedy about the dissolute youth of the revolutionary in Victorian London, with Rory Kinnear and Oliver Chris, directed...
13th April 2017
Forthcoming productions at Southwark Playhouse, at the Elephant and Castle, will include The Superhero, a one man musical, book by Michael Conley, music by Joseph Finlay, lyrics and story by Richy Hughes, examining how far a divorced father will go in order to see his child, directed...
7th April 2017
The autumn season at the National Theatre will include in the Lyttelton Theatre: the Lincoln Center Theater production of J T Rogers's Oslo, telling the true story of two Norwegian diplomats who coordinated top-secret talks between the leaders of Israel and Palestine resulting in...
24th March 2017
Khaled Hosseini's The Kite Runner, the sprawling historical saga set in Afghanistan, following one man's journey to confront his past and find redemption, adapted by Matthew Spangler, directed by Giles Croft, which recently closed at Wyndham's Theatre, will be remounted for an 8 ...
17th March 2017
Highlights of this year's Edinburgh International Festival, running from 4th to 28th August, will include the premiere of Alan Ayckbourn's The Divide, a two part comedy exploring a futuristic dystopian society of repression, insurrection and forbidden love, directed by Annabel Bolton...
10th March 2017
Forthcoming productions at the Jermyn Street Theatre, off Piccadilly, will include All Our Children, written and directed by Stephen Unwin, set in Germany in 1941 in a clinic for disabled children examining the programme of ending 'lives unworthy of life', opening on 2nd May; Maxim...
3rd March 2017
The Birmingham Stage Company production of Horrible Histories: More Best Of Barmy Britain, adapted from Terry Deary's series of children's books and directed by Neal Foster, will play daytime performances at the Garrick Theatre, from 4th August to 2nd September. The spring season...
24th February 2017
Tennessee Williams's Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, set at a birthday celebration during which hypocrisy, greed and secret passions threaten to tear apart a wealthy but dysfunctional Mississippi family, with Sienna Miller and Jack O'Connell, directed by Benedict Andrews, will open at the...
17th February 2017
The musical Annie, book by Thomas Meehan, music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin, based on the comic strip character Little Orphan Annie, created by Harold Gray, set in Depression era New York, with Miranda Hart, directed by Nikolai Foster, with choreography by Nick Winston...
10th February 2017
A revised version of the 2007 Broadway musical Young Frankenstein, book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan, music and lyrics by Mel Brooks, adapted from the 1974 film in which an esteemed brain surgeon Frederick Frankenstein inherits his grandfather's castle in Transylvania, directed...
27th January 2017
Future productions at the National Theatre will include in the Olivier: the premiere of Rory Mullarkey's Saint George And The Dragon, the story of the knight who became a myth, directed by Lyndsey Turner, with choreography by Lynne Page, opening in October; and Shakespeare's Macbeth...
20th January 2017
The new season at the Almeida Theatre, in Islington, will include Martin Crimp's The Treatment, a satire on the film industry, with Aisling Loftus and Matthew Needham, directed by Lyndsey Turner, opening on 28th April; and the premieres of James Graham's Ink, about Rupert Murdoch...
13th January 2017
Theatre Royal Bath Productions will stage a prospective pre West End tour of Mike Leigh's Abigail's Party, the embarrassment, hysteria and pathos of a 1970s nouveau riche suburban cocktail party from hell, with Amanda Abbington, directed by Sarah Esdaile, opening at the Theatre Royal...
6th January 2017
The premiere of the musical The Braille Legacy, original French book and lyrics by Sebastien Lancrenon, English translation by Ranjit Bolt, music by Jean-Baptiste Saudray, set in 19th century Paris, about the struggle by the young blind man Louis Braille to discover a way for blind...